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Elk River Guest Ranch

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Address: 29840 CR 64, Clark, CO 80428-9705
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+1 970-879-1946
00:00 - 12:00
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Experience the beauty of Colorado in our comfortable guest cabins on the...

Experience the beauty of Colorado in our comfortable guest cabins on the Elk River, surrounded by Routt National Forest. Horseback ride, fish, hunt, hike, bike, ski, snowshoe... The choice is yours! We operate as a dude ranch in the summer and nightly lodging in the off-season. At Elk River Guest Ranch we want to make sure your western getaway is comfortable, relaxing and carefree. We want to extend warm Colorado hospitality to you and your group. Please call or email us with any questions. Your vacation awaits...

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We had an amazing time on the 2 hour ride. The staff was awesome and could not have been more accommodating. We had 2 boys (first time riders) and they learned the basics and were... read more

Reviewed 19 July 2016
West Monroe, Louisiana
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West Monroe, Louisiana
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71 reviews
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Reviewed 19 July 2016 via mobile

We had an amazing time on the 2 hour ride. The staff was awesome and could not have been more accommodating. We had 2 boys (first time riders) and they learned the basics and were pros in the end! Also had 41 yr old and 2 65 yr olds. Our guide Danni was very nice!

Thank rebeccabrabb
Altadena, California
1 review
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 6 July 2016 via mobile

I've never written a review on trip advisor, but I had such an amazing time I want to give an outstanding review of Elk River Guest Ranch. From the moment we arrived until the moment we left, Bex, Scott, Susan, Mel, Dani, Tori, Jason and Winston made us feel welcome and special. They gave us so many choices of activities... More 

1 Thank colsue55
Chicago, Illinois
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7 reviews
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Reviewed 7 October 2015

My husband and I recently found Elk River Guest Ranch for a 2 hour trail ride while visiting the area. What a wonderful find! The views were spectacular and Bex was a terrific riding guide. She was knowledgeable about the area, experienced in the mountains, and truly made our ride one to remember. It was a lot of fun -... More 

1 Thank MJ K
1 review
Reviewed 7 October 2015

We went horseback riding in the fall and it was wonderful! The staff, especially Bex, were friendly and accommodating. Just a few miles outside of Steamboat it is a great location along the beautiful Elk River. We had a great time climbing the mountain through changing aspen groves to get to the top which had a gorgeous view. Bex made... More 

Thank Hannah A
Northville, MI
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91 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 September 2015

Elk River Guest Ranch is not a large ranch but what you receive is the personal attention from the owners (Bex and Scott) and their staff. Their goal is to make sure you have a memorable vacation and they never fail to deliver. The cabins are clean, cozy, with well equipped, should you stay during the off season. The ranch... More 

Thank margie214
Miami, Florida
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10 reviews
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Reviewed 9 August 2015 via mobile

What a great vacation! We stayed at the ranch for one week with our two kids, 10 and 12. We all loved it. There was plenty to do every day. Rides, hiking, fishing, rodeo, archery, fort building! And relaxing too! The kids had a blast and so did the adults. The staff was amazing! The wranglers are so patient with... More 

Thank Jude0303
Paris, Tennessee
1 review
Reviewed 7 August 2015

I recently visited Elk River Guest Ranch on July 26-29, 2015. If you have never visited this ranch, I would highly recommend it. The owner, Bex Atnip, and all of the staff were very kind, the food was excellent and the trail rides were breathtaking! Thank you Bex for making my visit such an awesome experience! I hope to see... More 

Thank Nancy P
Denver, Colorado
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88 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 August 2015

I went there with my 2 girls, ages 6 and 8. I mentioned I was arriving late and was emailed back "...do you want us to keep a warm plate of dinner for you and your family?" This kind of family care really punctuated an incredible week. The staff tailored the experience for them to have an amazing excellent super... More 

2 Thank SamSofnNad
Saltsjo-Boo, Sweden
1 review
Reviewed 15 July 2015

Great experience, good horses, professional guides, fantastic landscape. A very nice ranch. We will return.

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Thank Prsjoberg
Geneva, Illinois
1 review
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 14 July 2015

Four of us (all adults) spent several hours at the Ranch during the 4th of July weekend. We could not have had a better time. We were greeted by Scott and the dogs. Bex quickly came out meet us and give us a preview of the ride. We have all rode hourses many times in the past and have never... More 

1 Thank Therese A

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